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Johnson Smith appointed assistant coach for Asante Kotoko

By Justice Kofi Bimpeh
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Asante Kotoko have officially announce the appointment of Johnson Smith as the new assistant coach of the Club.

The former Karela United trainer penned a two-year deal with the Porcupines on Friday to become an assistant coach of the club following the expiration of the contract of Akakpo Patron .

Johnson Smith was part of the club’s technical team during the days of Bashiru Hayford in 2007 and acted as a caretaker Coach in 2008 after the exit of the then Head Coach, Paa Kwesi Fabin.

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He now returns to Kotoko after a two-year illustrious stint at Karela United.

Coach Smith rich experience in the local terrain has aided him led Karela United finishing second in the Special Competition organized by the Normalisation Committee.

Asante Kotoko this week sacked Coach Akakpo Patron after a two-year stay with the club. Akakpo's contract with the Kumasi-based club was abrogated following the arrival of Coach Johnson Smith.

He joined the Porcupine Warriors lads from fellow Premiership side West African Football Academy SC (WAFA SC).

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Kotoko have signed the head coach of Karela United, Johnson Smith as their new deputy trainer as reported earlier this week.

Asante Kotoko are currently preparing for their CAF Confederation Cup campaign.